The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Real Error of Cyril Burt.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. It was thought that black brains could not ____________ or absorb information.
(a) understand
(b) believe
(c) hear
(d) handle

2. Gould does not believe that ____________ change reflects changes in social concepts.
(a) cultural
(b) scientific
(c) biological
(d) racial

3. Socrates' friend does not believe his ideas, saying that it is a lie and that ________ generations won't believe it, but ________ generations might.
(a) common, enlightened
(b) poor, rich
(c) present, future
(d) future, present

4. Motor functions are performed at the _________ of the brain.
(a) back
(b) front
(c) left side
(d) right side

5. One of the perceived problems of Lombroso's theory was the need to call _________ criminals.
(a) whites
(b) women
(c) children
(d) animals

Short Answer Questions

1. Gould wants to know if science added the ___________ data, or......

2. What does 'g' stand for in a graph for factor analysis?

3. The argument of _______________ is the basis for believing that measuring the intelligence of an individual allows a measure of worth or value to be attached.

4. Which Socrates work is Gould discussing at the opening of this book?

5. A perfect correlation graph between two variables would show ________________.

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